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two weeks since boston felt the effects of a massive nor'easter. now, city workers are trying to get ahead of the snow forecast for saturday night. one of the priorities -- filling the potholes. >> "when there are cracks in the surface, and the water gets in and snow gets in and then it freezes, it erupts and causes these holes. so we have to keep up with this." >> reporter: there's also more supervision over the private contractors this time around. >> "we're using our g-p-s' and we're monitoring much more closely than we did last storm. making sure they're working, making sure they're doing the streets they say they're doing." >> reporter: this snowstorm isn't expected to be as strong as the previous blizzard. however, as much as a foot is expected to fall in parts of new england. i'm cristina mutchler for kron 4 news. >> and a nice day in the bay area. we did have some showers but it cleared out this is a live at chinatown. first, the san mateo bridge. this is the scene from this evening. high clouds and fog burned callers tonight. vibrant- tonight. a bit breezy gusting. even the
and the water department has brought out water bags to try and help if the water is still the problem. the city attorney is sending a claims representative out here to take claims from the people, the city says it will be taking care of all of the people impacted by the mess. the water department is now trying to figure out how to get all of this cleaned up and how to get it all repaired. reporting live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> glad to hear it is not raw sewage. that is better news this morning. >> time for a check on the forecast. >> we will start with live doppler 7 hd, everyone. here is a look at the dry sky sitting over the top of us for the morning commute and for the afternoon and evening commute, too. no rain this forecast cycle today. the coolest weather is petaluma at 42, fairfield at 31 and 34 in pleasanton and 35 in santa clara and union city and saratoga at 39, and you can see the mid-40's around the financial district and san leandro. in the afternoon we have more cloud cover than yesterday, just a few degrees off the high and low-to-upper 60's around the bay and mid-to-u
is asking permission to build a new office next to the current headquarters and face book is asking the city permission to remove 175 trees. in return facebook will pay menlo park $4.5 million for affordable housing on top of the property taxes facebook pays. >> now, to hollywood, and the academy awards. celebrities hit the red carpet for the biggest night and as always, there were surprises and interesting moments. >> good morning, kristen. we are in front of the theater on hollywood boulevard where they are busy cleaning up, stripping away all the red carpet. thought one movie cleaned up but "argo" won best picture. >> there was little surprise that it took the top prize. the film's director humbled. >> never thought i would be back here. and i am because of so many of you who are here tonight. >> hosted by seth mcfarlane it was pat satire, silly, and song and dance. ♪ just way you look tonight >> daniel day-lewis portrayal of abraham lincoln earned his third best. >> three years ago before we decided to do a straight swap, i actually had been committed to play margaret thatcher. >> best
news. >> oakland mayor is focused on adding 200 new police officers to help the city combat crime. last night the mayor made the state at the city address and say they are targeting the most violent people in the city, more civilians will take police reports so officers can spend more time fighting crime and she says the newest most diverse police academy is ready and if training. >> it means for 200 more officers, $73 million for the budget. what does that noon? >> it will take something big, probably a tax measure, that is the kind of thing we need to talk about. >> she did not talk about how much taxpayers' money or how much taxpayers will have to shell out for more police officers. public safety is 50 percent of the city's budget and the mayor says residents are going to have to make some tough decisions. >> inspectors will be out assessing damage to a san francisco neighborhood caused by massive water main break. you first saw it here yesterday on abc7 news with massive water and mud swallowing cars and homes. workers will repair 15th avenue where the flooding caused a sinkhole rig
privately the santa cruz police department, too, closed its doors and put the city in the hands of the sheriff's department and the chp. >> it's wonderful that they reach out to each other and we -- >> reporter: the support of their community. >> and we love them and that we honor their -- the loved ones that died and that we are there for them in spirit and in prayer. >> reporter: now, again, that vigil continues at the loudoun nelson community center through 8:00 if you want to show up. we'll show you details of that at 11:00. we also know that there are other events, services, vigils, planned for later on in the week and, of course, we'll let you know about those as well. in santa cruz, kris sanchez, nbc bay area news. >>> okay, we will see you at 11:00. we invite to you stay with us here for our continuing coverage of this story both on air and on 0line. just go to our website, to find the latest updates as well as raw video from today's press briefing. that's >>> new tonight at 6:00, the families of two east bay cyclists feared kidnapped in pe
of the city's almost 100 officers took the day off yesterday to mourn. many of them will be returning to work today as i mentioned. but it's going to be up to them. the chief says that they should be able to take their time to mourn the loss of their fallen brother and sister. live in santa cruz, anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> we can understand why they want the time off. i guess in the meantime the santa cruz county sheriff's office have been keeping the peace in santa cruz? >> reporter: yeah. the police chief here says the only difference between the two officers is what they are wearing on patrol different uniforms obviously. but other law enforcement officers have really stepped up to the plate in this unprecedented tragedy. >> all united together. thank you, anne makovec live in santa cruz. >>> the gunman's own father described his son as a ticking time bomb. jeremy goulet's criminal background also cases of being a peeping tom. he was arrested for that in portland, oregon in 2007 and in berkeley last august. neighbors there called police about f
's the same level as 18 years ago when antioch was a much smaller city. crime is up almost 25% in the last year. the chief says it would cost $3.5 million to increase the force to 126. city council members hinted they could ask voters for a tax to increase police services. >>> 7:15. many bay area lawmakers say they support president obama's economic plan, the one he laid out in his state of the union address. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, they believe sustainable jobs could be on the way. kyla? >> reporter: california congressman eric smallwell says president obama's ideas are solid. president obama says there are areas that require investment to grow the economy. they include manufacturing and infrastructure. the president believes those sectors could lead to long-term johns nationwide. he also believes it's time to invest more in clean energy which he says could reduce our country's reliance on foreign oil, cut costs and sustain jobs. >> i saw those investments being in clean energy where we can create new clean energy made in american jobs but also in ways
in a san francisco street. the city's public utilities commission says a 61-year-old pipe broke yesterday morning. the city still industrying to figure out why the pipe burst. "today in the bay's" christie smith is gathering the information. she'll have a live report coming up at 6:30. >>> well, as they continue to clean up, at least there's nice weather out there. got to look on the bright side. >> good cleaning weather. >> anyone who works outdoors is definitely enjoying this warm-up. it's still wintertime. we're still about 21 days out from the official start of spring. we're starting out nice and clear and nice and mild this morning. this, of course, san jose, show you the clear sky overhead. the sun starting to make an appearance. it will be up in about 40 minutes. and we are going to get some great looking sunrise shots. so if you don't have anywhere to go, just stay where you are. we'll show them to you. 43 degrees in livermore. 49 in oakland and 45 in san mateo. if you do have somewhere to go, mike's her to help you out. as we head throughout the day, temperatures will be really c
. >> if you have information call the police. >> the belmont city council meets to consider requiring property owners preparing to sell to inspect their lateral sewer pipes and repair and replace them if necessary. the move could cost homeowners up to $25,000 in sewer and street repairs that the city should pay if. if it isn't done it can stop home sellers from closing escrow and can affect neighboring homeowners if they we have in intention to sell. the proposal is seen as part of a larger strategy to upgrade the treatment and disposal and control of wastewater. >> if you are ready to head out you want a check of the weather forecast and i know you have been looking for rain and not able to find any. >> not here, it is all east of the rockies the form of winter storms that are bombarding the midwest and south and now the mid-atlantic. we talked how it would be cooler than yesterday morning, but where there is a breeze in san jose and santa rosa it is warmer and half moon bay is seven degrees cooler and san francisco at two and oakland at four and concord, live more, and fremont at one degree
and businesses in one city. russian sciencists say it was the size of a school bus and was traveling at 40,000 miles an hour. it created a blast similar to 300-tons of dynamite. pieces caused craters20 feet wide. damage is estimated to be $33 million. it happened hours before the close call with a large ast era," d. it came with in 17,000 miles of earth. the crowd gathered to catch a look at the space rock. the light shows up in the sky are peaking the public's interest as well as congress. they say they will hold a hearing on so-called killer asteroids to find better ways to identity and address potential dangers. we have posted more of the video from that explosion. look for the video player right there on the front page. >> san francisco police need your help as they search for a man suspected of multiple attacks on women. he is a suspect in two random attacks and they say both involved women walking alone early in the morning. both victims say a man approached them from the opposite direction. suddenly started punching them and then ran away. one happened last month and one this month
. this is vatican city, the reason if this is a stunning announcement overnight that pope benedict xvi will resign next month, only the second upon stiff in 600 years to do so. we will have reports from abc7 and amy telling more about this in a few minutes. stay tuned. >> an investigation is wrapping up into san francisco workers accused of using city computers to gamble and distribute pornography. the commission and the city attorney confirm that whistleblower started the investigation. the commission's top officials and human resources department are being looked at closely. they could be fired if the alleges are proven true for violating city policy. >> this morning, texas governor perry is in california hoping to persuade business leaders in the golden state to invest in the lone star state. he was in the bay area yesterday. a private group called texas one is paying for the trip, the republican hopes the lure lower taxes and fewer regulations will attract companies to texas. >> it depends on the industry but certainly plenty of companies are ripe for the picking, they would like a business en
for later this morning, a public memorial to the slain officers is now being planned in the city live in santa cruz for abc7 news. >> stay us with for continuing coverage of the santa cruz officers' murders with updates on facebook and on twitter at abc news at 11 bay area. >> damage will be assessed to a san francisco neighborhood caused by a massive water main break which you saw here first yesterday on abc7 news, a massive rush will water and mud swallowing cars and two dozen homes. workers will repair 15th avenue where the flooding caused a sinkhole. this is right next to a recent sewer pipe replacement project. >> support for same-sex marriage is continuing to grow among california voters. a new field palm -- poll shows of 61 percent in california approve it. among 18 do 20 year oz 75 percent approve. among voters 65 and older, 48 percent approve. this comes as the obama administration face as deadline today on whether to weigh in on the proposition 8 case before the supreme court which will hear arguments next month in an interview you saw only on abc7 the president told dan ash
upper deck reports of a stall there clearing somewhere along the span between treasure island and city itself. you see the orange slowing there as well. the backup at the toll plaza live look shows you in the cash lanes. metering lights have not been turned on yet but by volume and activity on the bridge they may turn that on any second. it's already 6:09 on a monday morning. another look outside. we'll see how things are for the south bay. smooth drive picking up volume for 101 north of 680 and also farther up the peninsula we look at 101 through palo alto. a nice steady flow and no delays along the peninsula route. back to you. >> thanks so much. >>> coming up, batter up. the giants getting ready to take a swing down at spring training. we are live in scottsdale, arizona, with a preview of the cactus league action coming up just ahead. ♪ >> we mean like ever. plus, we'll tell you which artist struck the right note at the grammy awards just ahead. >>> and we take you live to vatican city where a surprise announcement came down a few hours ago. pope benedict xvi announcing he'll resi
is standing by. >> good morning. >> we'll give you a reference for where it is. this is a view of the city overall and your bridges coming in are just fine. we'll zoom in toward 15 ath and wowona. it's not far from 19th. slow to one of the bordering roadways as well as west portal avenue. as we look at video again we saw slowing on the maps. some folks are avoiding the area. not just because of inches near the intersection. the bulk of the roadways meet in a dip so it is collecting there. major roadways, 19th. slope boulevard and west portal avenue. those are all open to traffic flow. i have heard of no delays for the system heading to the area as well. it's the transit. avoid that intersection and a block around it. i'm sure there will be folks like those with flashing lights to tell you to avoid the area. they don't want you to get stuck. a mini cooper was up to the driver's side window earlier. flooding water. back to the maps. we'll talk about the mass transit impact. muni not affected. caltrans, no problems there either. we'll look at the bay bridge. there is a backup at the toll plaz
of the city both directions of 4 moving at the limit. other roads across the bay area, 64 miles per hour into berkeley this morning. no delays on the eastshore freeway. 18 minutes between the carquinez bridge to the maze. golden gate bridge they should be doing some lane changes usually within the half hour. but so far no big problems through marin county in san francisco. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> well, bay area drivers are feeling the pain at the pump but there may be relief soon from high gas prices. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in emeryville to explain what's going on, how much is it there, cate. >> reporter: let's look. here at the shell station in emeryville a gallon of regular is $4.23 but there is good news according to a new lundberg survey. drivers could be paying less. the survey says the average price for gas has jumped 20 cents over the past two weeks. and prices spiked 54 cents over nine weeks. the study's authors say the causes for the hikes in prices are now out of the picture. crude oil prices are start
to close a cut power to stock of texas, oklahoma and kansas. kansas city announcing their airport closed throughout the day here is live picture to show you in some tape as well. here are the conditions in three different areas. this is video of oklahoma city, denver and midland, texas. it is in the oklahoma city and denver are just covered in snow. what's been a big issue for texas also is the wind. the amarillo airport was shut down yesterday but is expected to open this morning. >> for their big delays expected at chicago o'hare this afternoon. and i want to check with your carrier. >> 7:05 a.m. is a time. a developing story out of east oakland where police were involved in a standoff over like a suspect barricaded himself inside of a home. it's started yesterday's markeafternoon in the area of 87 avenue and birch st.. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc seven news. residents in the neighborhood were told to stay in until it was over. >> we have got more that the situation has been resolved that sometime overnight the suspect got tired and ssurrendered peacefully. >
. >> developing stores were following out of a vatican city this morning. the vatican says pope benedict the 16th will resign on february 28th. his path to spacy began in 2005. >> last year the pope started using a cane on occasions and recently he appear to have trouble reading part of an address he delivered in rome. this reportedly only the second time head of catholic church has stepped down and according to reports, it comes off as a surprise. >> topping our news here in california, the manhunt continues to refuse it x capris dorner . >> police are searching the southern california mountains near big bear this morning and they are uping the ante . the reward for information leading to dornberd arrest has now risen to a million dollars. casey wian has the latest. >> monday morning when i came in and open the shops one of the employes went to throw away the trash he came back with a clipped a magazine full of bullets. also a belt and a helmet. >> he brought it to me. i asked him where did he find it. he said in a back the luster. >> he reportedly found it when he was walking across the streets
yet but they say the investigation is ongoing. >>> also from los gatos, the city council there reconvening tonight to consider the discussions about gun sales in town. hundreds of people gathering last monday night to talk about a new sporting good store. opponents think the city should have held a public hearing before approving permits for that store. the store owner says he's following the rules. the debate so heated at some points the owner telling nbc bay area that he's receiving death threats at his home. tonight's meeting will discuss the permit process for gun sales and new gun regulations. this one starts at 7:00 tonight. >>> parents in one peninsula city will get to weigh in on school safety for their kids tonight. the san carlos school district and city's police captain will host a community forum on school safety. school administrators will also take part. tonight's meeting is at 7:00 at the san carlos library. >>> the man teaming up with bill bratton to help turn around oakland's growing crime problem is laying out some of his ideas. robert wasserman speaking
in washington. >> history is unfolding right now and the vatican city. pope benedict the sixth thing is in his final hours of his tenure. we will have a live report coming up in the next half hour. >> our top story, a city is still in mourning. police officers and santabe back on the job this morning one day after taking time off to mourn the loss of two fellow officers. the officers were shot and killed while investigating a convicted sex offender on tuesday. kron 4 will tran is live at the santa cruz police department. >> i will show you the lobby and a sign was just posted this stated that the public cannot go inside due to the lobby being closed. they are waiting for these officers to come to work. they have never had a police officer killed in a line of duty. as far as the memorial, it continues to grow. people have stopped by eager to read the signs, the messages, or to drop off flowers. both of officers leave behind children. there are a lot of condolences that are going on. there are a lot of words that are being said and it is very emotional. >> we're having a little bit a problem
, everyone. yes, it is cold again in new york city. but we're not talking about cold around here. we're talking about the cold in florida. we have hard freeze warnings. crops are in danger. we are starting off especially northern florida with temperatures in the 20s and 30s. head north a little bit and we saw snow in the carolinas. one to two three inches of snow yesterday. the snowman and the flag and everything. but the snow is over in the carolinas. just time to clean things up. we're looking at four to six inches on top of a storm that where he had last week. up in maine we could see the potential for blizzard-like conditions into the eastern coast of maine where we have blizzard warnings posted. that's on top of two feet of snow in that region. that region could pick up three to six inches out of this storm. >>> we'll see you in just a moment with the national forecast. now here's erica. >>> crowds are gathered for pope benedict xvi's tpeufrpbt sunday blessing since announcing his retirement. anne thompson is there. good morning. >> good morning, erica. it was a jam-packed st. p
major damage in the city and on the university campus. the tornado passing through three counties there. some injuries to report but fortunately no deaths. mississippi's governor will tour that area today. the storm chaser is supposed to be. other people driving there, not so much. >> what could be that important that you're out and about in that? >> got to get milk. >> plan ahead no doubt. all right. what do we plan for for this week? >> a good looking week shaping up. if you have been meaning to break out that spring gear, even your summer gear, you'll be able to do so throughout this week. temperatures are going to be down right comfortable. many of you have been waiting for this. a fair stretch of weather lasting well into the upcoming weekend. good morning to you at 39 in san mateo. 36 in sunnyvale. hour by hour detail by today. by noon temperatures already climbing into the mid to upper 50s. a couple low 60s. and then we'll round out the day in the low 60s. 62 degrees in livermore. 62 in gilroy. 62 degrees in fremont. if you don't think this is that warm though, i'll tell you righ
. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, the incident all unfolded in the east bay city of dublin. >> reporter: on his twitter pages it states that the officer was tapping on his window. are you on parole or probation? this continued that he was comical until it pulled out his gun. blew his whistle and yelled for help. and it seemed more dangerous was a scared and with an agenda, a gun and a batch. officers took mc hammer from this dublin shopping center for resisting arrest. he has a march court date. he has posted bail. his legal name is stanley burrell. his tweet explains that if he is taking the high road. terisa estacio, kron 4 >> next -- the roads you want to steer clear of. kron4 has uncovered some of of potholes. also, the increasing prices at the gas pump. walnut creek police are asking for the help of the public to correct on this man. he vandalize this broadway plaza shopping center. $10,000 for the damage. and a missing pleasanton teenager is safe. a 15 year- old never returned from a night out on the town of but was returned home. >> the roads that you want to steer c
for the suspect accused of killing a 13-year- old suisun city girl. officers arresting anthony lamar jones last week. he is suspected of killing genelle conway allen whose body was found in fairfield in allan witt park. they had jones under 24-hour surveillance after the murder, according to police. >>> the fight against prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage gets support from the city of san jose. >> the city council has voted to join san francisco in arguing against proposition 8 when the united states supreme court hears arguments next month. a san jose vote was 9-1 with mayor reed casting the only no vote. >>> let's check weather. i hear raindrop or raindrops perhaps? >> maybe two if we're lucky but right now it's all about the sunshine. we have patchy fog outside right now but it looks like as we head throughout the day that's going to clear out and a lot of sunshine and warmer temperatures coming your way. still chilly to begin with in the valleys. boy, hovering just above freezing and some patchy fog into the santa rosa area. 34 in napa, 36 in livermore and
the world, matt. >> it's the middle of the afternoon, claudio, there in vatican city. s it he a place where tourists and pilgrims gather on a daily bases. any idea the reaction of the people among the street or in the plaza? >> reporter: oh, yeah. we spoke to a number of people here. they saw all of the cameras charging over them. they were there to visit st. peter's square on a quiet monday morning as the tourists do here. they asked us what is going on. nobody really got the news. when they told them pope benedict xvi was redesignisignry didn't know. actually, he can, but obviously, no pope has done that for 700 years. so no wonder people are aware of that. for now on that may change the course of the catholic church in the future as well as pope benedict xvi is setting an example. if you don't have the strength to carry on let someone younger and more strength to carry on the mission. >> it certainly is a monument ool announcement. claudio, thank you very much. >>> this morning we spoke with greg burke the senior communication adviser to the holy see in rome. we began by asking him how m
are just joining we have breaking news from vatican city. pope benedict xvi is stepping down! here is a live picture of st. peter's square in vatican city where visiters no doubt stunned by the news that came out. 85-year-old pontiff announced this in latin during a meeting of the cardinals this morning, citing health issues saying his strength, due to advanced age are for longer suited to an adequate exercise of the ministry. this is the first pope to resign in almost 600 years. wasp next is history in the making. we will continue to follow the story for you on and on twitter at abc news bay area. new this morning, cupertino-based apple is preparing to defend itself down under. the parliament if australia ordered executives to appear before a committee next month to face accusations of price gouging. apple products are generally more expensive in australia. a 16gigi byte ipad sells for $539 in australia dollars $40 more than the price tag that it sells for in the united states, executives are ordered to testify in microsoft and adobe to face similar accusations. "new
to it. a little rain up toward crescent city. highs today 50s and 60s. low to mid 60s inland, dave. >>> time now 5:26. four missing boaters off the san mateo coast. two of them are children. what the coast guard is doing this morning. >>> we're live in sunnyvale where people are talking about yahoo's controversial new policy. >>> plus pixar does it again. they take home another oscar for best animated movie. it's the latest in a long list of wins. >>> welcome back. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news monday, february 25th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. time now is 5:30. let's check with steve in the weather. it will continue to be nice and warm. >> even warmer. >> wow. >> toward midweek. today we have a few clouds around. it will still be nice today. probably a little cooler than sunday. temperatures near average for this time of year. here is sal. >>> traffic is moving along pretty well on the san mateo bridge. no major problems. it looks very nice heading out to the peninsula. alsos morning commute is looking good on northbound 101 approaching the 80 split. now let's go bac
of the month. rich richard engel is live in the vatican city. >> reporter: it's an act of humility and encourage to make way for a younger man. 24 hours later there's still shock in the vatican city. >> shocked. disappointed. sad. >> reporter: this morning roman catholics, tourists, even some church officials wondered if this can be a moment to revitalize the church after pope benedict xvi's unexpected decision to step down. >> personally i didn't agree with a lot of the things he believed and prepared. >> this will bring change for the church. >> reporter: in making his announcement the 85-year-old pontiff who has been looking frail asked for forgiveness. i have to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the min nus stri entrusted to me he told a gathering of cardinals in latin saying his advanced age forced the decision. just hours later these images circulated around the world. these are unusual times for the vatican. the last time a pope abdicated under similar circumstances was more than 700 years ago, sell less stein v. they don't send messages or contradict the new pop
in castro valley. 56 in richmond, a little bit closer on the coast, cooler. dealey city, 70's and santa rosa. -- daly city this storm tracker pattern that we saw in the month of january it is going to stay dry. this is where we should be with rainfall totals for this time of year. but 6 in., in san francisco, we should see 5 in. however, we are well below for this time of year. the only areas in santa rosa, we desperately need the rainfall but we're not going to be getting it. this dry weather will continue for this week, the weekend and actually pretty warm. it is more like springtime. with even low 70's. >> catherine: an owl has a close call after getting hit by an s-u-v on the florida turnpike. the owl got stuck inside an s-u-v thursday night when a woman hit the bird as she was driving. the woman assumed the owl was road kill.but he survived and slipped through the s-u-v grill. afternoon that she noticed the owl caged in her s-u-v. she called florida fish and wildlife and an officer opened the hood and freed the bird. >> coming up speed hymps in the next edition of people behaving badly.
a 13-year-old suisun city girl is due in court wednesday. anthony lamar jones of fairfield was ahe is ared friday. he is suspected of killing genelle conway allen who was found a week earlier in fairfield's allan witt park. restraining order documents obtained by the fairfield daily republic suggest jones had grown increasingly violent in the days before the murder. in the documents jones's estranged wife described a recent incident in which they were together in a car. she says lamar jones said, i don't want to scare you, i have a knife and gun and don't want to die alone. she jumped out of the moving car. the restraining order was issued february1, the day conway allen's body was found. >>> texas governor rick perry is here in california trying to lure away businesses while' high-profile tech company is setting up shop in the silicon valley. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is down in sunnyvale where go daddy is about to open an office there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the building is right behind me and as opens its
-year-old will spend his days praying in a vatican city monastery. though he has cited age as the reason for his retirement, an italian newspaper suggests something more controversial: they say a network of gay priests at the vatican is being blackmaled by male prostitutes. >> a los angeles cardinal who will help elect the next pope is being questioned about pedophile priests during his time as the city's archbishop. church documents suggest cardinal roger mahony knew priests were sexually abusing children. but went out of his way to protect the priests from prosecution. mahony spent several hours in a deposition on saturday, answering questions about the sex abuse scandal. a petition effort is underway to keep mahony from being allowed to vote for the next pope. >> san francisco celebreated the year of the snake is a big way. as chinese new year celebrations took center stage in san francisco saturday night. this is video of the grand finale of the celebration. the colorful dragon wrapping up the parade. there and shows us the spectacle of the largest new year celebration outside of chi
and cleveland road. right in front of city hall. people who attend also plan to show support for the president's gun control proposal. >>> your time is 6:05. employees of yahoo have been able to unjoy a benefit that google and facebook workers have not had. now they are being told it will come to an end in a few weeks. ktvu janine de la vega is joining us live. she is at yahoo headquarters now. what is going on? >> reporter: there is a lot of chatter online on blogs and twitter about this latest move from yahoo. one person on twitter wrote that ceo marissa meyer work from home ban is not what she should be doing. here's a portion of it which says quote it is critical that we are all present in our offices. some of the best decisions and insights come from hallway and cafeteria discussions, meeting new people, and impromptu team meetings. speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home. that memo came out on friday. hundreds of employees are frustrated and upset because they were initially hired from the understanding they could work more flexibly. one person we spoke to this morn
city that he plans to resign at the end of the month. >> i can tell you that he met with the cardinals in rome this morning. he announced them and latin first. we have the translation for you and i can tell you he said in part. after having repeatedly examine my conscience before god, i've come before certain see that my strength due to an advanced age are no longer suited to an adequate exercise and the ministry. he goes on to repeatedly say he needs strength of mind and body to perform the duties of his office. he believes he no longer possesses these. as head of 1.2 billion catholics worldwide. he first became the pope and april of 2005, he will resign on february 28th the end of this month. there'll be a conclave a process through which the catholic church of less in new pope. this is something that usually happens after the death of the pulp and office and a mourning period. because there is no death, the conclave will happen swiftly. the person must be under the age of 80 to participate in the conclave. it requires a two- thirds majority to elect a new pope. that will happen some
links to another armed robbery that happened back in january. >>> the city of oakland is trying several strategies in an effort to curb crime. among them, community forums and workshops part of the save oakland program to let the community have input. this is in addition to newly hired split consultant bill bratton a former police chief in los angeles and new york. >> mr. bratton, when he comes in, is going to be focusing on improvements to the police to strengthen the reaction to crime including performance management, intelligence and investigative capability, including how personnel are assigned. >> in addition, more police officers are being trained effort in to increase patrols. >>> the san francisco police commission will hold a community forum on whether to arm some officers with tasers the last of three public hearings scheduled at 6:00 at the bayview opera house. 4:38. >>> i was at tahoe, gorgeous. >> did you see the pictures? >> that fresh powder to ski on? yeah. >> it was beautiful up there. >> you missed it. it was terrible around
. this square erupted with cheers as the pope moved through the crowd. this city of history witnessed something it hasn't seen since 600 years, a pope leaving the papacy. to love the church means to have the courage to make painful, difficult decisions the pope said. i would like to thank everyone for understanding. ♪ 50,000 faithful were invited, thousands more came to celebrate a pope, arriving in his pope mobile. many young people. pope benedict xvi, the first pope they've known and the old who know how his story is. gathering to hear the last testament. and looking on the cardinal, one of these men could soon be pope, the first from pope benedict, a prayer. a final message to his follower followers. >> ask each of you to pray for me and for the new pope i impart my blessing. thank you. [ applause ] >> reporter: this frail man choosing a quieter life. so very different from his predecessor john paul who stayed until the very end. anthony from pennsylvania witnessed both pope's last sermons. >> they're courage in different ways. in opposite ways but the same degree of courage. >> reporter:
delicious! so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit to apply. >>> it is 7:56. good morning, everybody. i'm jon kelley. from sports there are rumors swirling this morning the 49ers worked eed out a deal to trade smith. cbs sports reporting the deal is a done one but can't be annou e announced until march 12th when the league officially starts. there's no word on who will acquire smith but a lot of experts believe it's the kansas city chiefs. the new chiefs head coach andy reid was reportedly interested in acquiring smith a year ago when he was coaching the eagles. i can say without hesitation, i would not trade our weather for anything. christina loren, more sunshine our way. >> especially when you consid
and sluggish toward the foster city area. you are at 20-minute drive across the span. eastbound highway four, what was a stall looks like a big rig slammed into the stall so we have an accident. big rig versus a pickup eastbound which is reverse commute. westbound is sluggish, and now more because of rubbernecking. >> this morning, bart police are warping passengers to look out for counterfeit tickets that look like the real thing. according to bart, thieves are selling the bogus tickets near the bart stations. the transit agency is recommending riders get a card or only buy from vending machines at the stations. part tickets are electronic and if you buy a counterfeit you do not get a refund. >> this would be a dream come true, a path from niners legend -- a pass from niners legend joe montana. >> we will go live to jane king at the new york stock exchange. >> but, first, the aftermath in concord when a car hit as 12-year-old boy. 12-year-old boy. ahead, what we aredays of walkig to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience
in oakland. into the afternoon plenty of 60s. santa rosa 65. 64 for oakland. the same for redwood city. lows '60s for pleasanton and fremont. 64 in san jose. 64 in sunnyvale. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights big changes. thursday into friday a lot of highs flirting with the 70 degree mark. >> mornings would not be as chilly. inland lows will be into the low '40's. >> we will keep upper 60s around transitioning into the weekend. >> starting the next work weeks we will add more clouds to the forecast. the numbers will start to cool. the best chance for showers are now tuesday in to wednesday. >> this could be a wet one. we will have more details on what to expect next week in my next report. >> in the meantime however, let us look at traffic. no hot spots. >> overnight road work at the bay bridge toll plaza. flashing lights leads to the toll plaza however, fast track and cash payments are fine. >> the san mateo bridge no problems to alert you to. the drive 12 minutes from end to end. >> south bound 101 an easy ride coming out of the north bay. anny. >> thank you erica.
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